Some of our city’s favourite plays are being reprised as part of On Stage On Demand. Five days will see the performance of six independent productions, with all ticket proceeds donated to charities of the playwrights’ choice. Catch Cockfight (July 31), Peter n’ Chris and the Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel (August 1), Peter n’ Chris Explore Their Bodies (August 1), Baker’s Dozen (August 2), Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl (August 5), and Myth of the Ostrich (August 6).
Fifty years ago, the Beatles graced Toronto’s movie screens with the debut of A Hard Day’s Night. To commemorate this milestone, fanaticism will be revived with Beatlemania at the Revue. The screening will be accompanied by rare footage from the Fab Four’s first concert at Maple Leaf Gardens, and a talk by Mark Lewisohn—author and eminent Beatles history expert.
As you read this, 20 men and women are mentally and physically preparing themselves to master imaginary frets and strings at the Canadian Air Guitar Championships. Watch as 10 of our country’s best air guitarists, along with 10 last-minute contestants, give it their all in hopes of being sent to Finland to represent Canada in the world finals.